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The Hague Beach, Scheveningen: The Netherlands | Your Dutch Guide (photo by Arjan de Jager)
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Visit The Hague beach: Scheveningen

Not only does The Hague hold many cultural gems, like Vermeer’s The Girl with the Pearl Earring, but The Hague is also right by the sea. The Hague Beach, which is Scheveningen, is one of Holland’s oldest and most…

Amazing bookstores in The Netherlands | Your Dutch Guide
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Amazing bookstores in The Netherlands

Yes, I know. These days you simply download the latest bestseller onto your e-reader or tablet when you’re out of something to read. But to me, visiting a new country and city also means browsing bookstores. They are the perfect…

Light festival GLOW Eindhoven | Your Dutch Guide
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Light festival GLOW in Eindhoven

Discovering a city after dark adds something special to a city break. Don’t you think? Especially when buildings are beautifully illuminated or decorated, it’s worth taking an evening walk through a city. Over the last couple of years, light…

Visit Thorn in Limburg | Your Dutch Guide
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Thorn: the whitewashed town in Limburg

The town of Thorn, in Dutch southern province Limburg, is pretty famous. Well, in The Netherland it is. As the historical centre of Thorn consists of whitewashed houses and buildings only, which is quite unique in The Netherlands. So…

24 hours in The Hague, The Netherlands | Your Dutch Guide
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24 hours in The Hague

The Hague is not only the seat of the Dutch government, the city also holds an important position internationally, as it’s the base for embassies, the UN’s International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court. But The Hague is…